Sue Peabody, professor, history, WSU Vancouver, was selected for an eight-week residency in Cassis, France, as a fellow at the Camargo Foundation to work on her creative nonfiction project, The Failure of the Succès: Anatomy of a Slave Smuggling Voyage. She will later travel to Paris and London for archival research and to Réunion Island for an exhibit opening at the Musée historique de Villèle dedicated to the subject of her previous book, Madeleine’s Children: Family, Freedom, Secrets, and Lies in France’s Indian Ocean Colonies (Oxford University Press, 2017), coinciding with the book’s release in French.
Matthew Sutton, professor, history, authored Double Crossed: The Missionaries Who Spied for the United States During the Second World War (Basic Books, forthcoming).
Robert Bauman, associate professor, history, WSU Tri-Cities, authored Fighting to Preserve a Nation’s Soul: America’s Ecumenical War on Poverty (University of Georgia Press).
Ryan Booth, doctoral candidate, history, received a nine-month Fulbright Fellowship to conduct research in India.
Clif Stratton, assistant professor, history, was named to receive the President’s Distinguished Teaching Award for Instructors and Clinical Faculty at WSU Showcase 2019.
Andra Chastain, assistant professor, history, WSU Vancouver, received Yale University’s Arthur and Mary Wright Prize for outstanding dissertation in a field of history outside the United States or Europe for her work, “Vehicle of Progress: The Santiago Metro, Technopolitics, and State Formation in Chile, 1965-1989.”
Ken Faunce, instructor, history, and Ashley Boyd, assistant professor, and Susan Ross, professor, English, individually received WSU Samuel H. and Patricia W. Smith Teaching and Learning awards. Dee Posey, clinical associate professor, and Janet Peters, clinical assistant professor, psychology, were jointly awarded.
Robert Bauman, associate professor, and Robert Franklin, teaching assistant, history, WSU Tri-Cities, co-edited Nowhere to Remember: Hanford, White Bluffs and Richland to 1943, Hanford History Project (WSU Press.)
Robert Bauman, associate professor, history, WSU Tri-Cities, presented “What is an American? The Yamauchi Family, Race and Citizenship in World War II Tri-Cities” at the Western History Association meeting in San Antonio, Texas.
Marina Tolmacheva, professor emerita, history, received a Fulbright Fellowship to teach in Almaty, Kazakhstan, hosted by KIMEP University. She is also teaching a master’s level course on Eurasian history at Al-Farabi National University in Almaty. She will present a paper in a panel titled “The Indian Ocean without Borders” at the Annual Meeting of the Middle East Studies Association in San Antonio, Texas.